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1963

3 Jan. 1963
Just a Little Wedding
The Stones are planning a simple wedding for Mary's friend Marcia. When Marcia's mother shows up, everything becomes a big production.
 
10 Jan. 1963
A Woman's Place
After Donna is asked to run for city council the household suffers from her absence. Alex dreams what it might be like if Donna becomes President of the U.S.
 
17 Jan. 1963
The Chinese Horse
Donna attends an auction of unclaimed freight and an unknown woman asks Donna to bid on a Chinese horse. Donna wins the auction but the woman disappears. Donna brings the item home, but then strange things begin to happen.
 
24 Jan. 1963
The New Look
Mary returns from a date feeling a bit miffed when her boyfriend calls her wholesome. She decides to change her looks to be more exciting.
 
31 Jan. 1963
A Way of Her Own
A young girl follows the Stones home after a family outing. When the Stones find out her parents are dead, they adopt Trisha. With this episode, Paul Peterson's real life sister joins the cast.
 
7 Feb. 1963
Three Is a Family
Trisha is now part of the family and fits in easily. Jeff enjoys playing with her, and Donna likes having another child to care for. Mary realizes she is the one stuck with babysitting Trisha instead of going on dates.
 
14 Feb. 1963
Big Sixteen
Jeff is upset that his girlfriend plans a pajama party on the same night as his sixteenth birthday party.
 
21 Feb. 1963
Pioneer Woman
Alex and Jeff wake up early to go camping with their friend Red. As Donna sees them out the door, Red comments that women cannot go camping because they are too soft. Donna tells Mary they are going camping with the guys to prove Red wrong.
 
28 Feb. 1963
The House on the Hill
Donna and the woman club are raising money for the children's clinic. Out of ideas for donations, Donna says she will visit an elderly woman in what is reported to be a haunted house.
 
7 Mar. 1963
Where the Stones Are
Mary wants to vacation with her friends on spring break to a resort. Donna & Alex reluctantly agree, but decide to secretly spy on her to make sure she is OK.
 
14 Mar. 1963
The Two Doctors Stone
Alex tells Donna that they should get away for the weekend, but Donna is hesitant to leave the children. Donna thinks Trish is coming down with a cold, but it turns out Jeff is the one who gets sick.
 
21 Mar. 1963
Everywhere That Mary Goes
Mary's attempt to help her friend Vinnie at Emerson College is complicated by constant attention of a country bumpkin and a high school student who won't leave her alone.
 
28 Mar. 1963
The Handy Man
Donna hires a handyman who is not so handy.
 
4 Apr. 1963
Friends and Neighbors
A pediatrician friend of Alex's moves into the house next to the Stones. Dave & Midge are new to setting up a house.
 
11 Apr. 1963
Boys and Girls
Both Mary and Jeff are looking forward to the upcoming dance. Mary has plans with Scotty, and Jeff has plans with Becky. But when they get to the dance, it seems Scotty and Becky only have eyes for each other.
 
18 Apr. 1963
All Those Dreams
Donna and Jeff accompany Alex to Chicago where he has a medical conference. They plan to attend the baseball game on the weekend because Don Drysdale is playing. Jeff is unable to get in touch with Don and is disappointed.
 
25 Apr. 1963
All Women Are Dangerous
Some girls at school compete with each other to see whom Jeff will ask to a school dance.
 
2 May 1963
Big Wheel
Jeff buys an old school bus and intends to make money by driving his friends wherever they want to go.
 
9 May 1963
Day of the Hero
Jeff invites two girls to the school prom and does not know how to un-ask one of them.
 
19 Sep. 1963
The Playmate
Trisha's friend Nancy is being spoiled by her grandfather with too many presents so her parents forbid her getting anymore. But the grandfather decides to involve the Stones by sending the gifts for Nancy to their house.
 
26 Sep. 1963
Brighten the Corner
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3 Oct. 1963
Whatever You Wish
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10 Oct. 1963
House Divided
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17 Oct. 1963
The Boys in 309
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24 Oct. 1963
The Bigger They Are
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31 Oct. 1963
It Grows on Trees
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7 Nov. 1963
Mary Comes Home
The Stones are excited when Mary returns home after a long absence but she seems to only have time for her friends. After one social engagement too many Jeff explains to his how disappointed their parents are.
 
14 Nov. 1963
Post Time
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21 Nov. 1963
Sweet Mystery of Wife
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28 Nov. 1963
What Are Friends For?
Smitty (Darryl Richard! rebels against being used by Jeff (Paul Peterson).
 
5 Dec. 1963
A Touch of Glamour
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12 Dec. 1963
Air Date
Jeff and his friends start a club using their walkie talkies to communicate. One day, another voice intrudes on their conversations, a girl who won't give her name. This drives him to find out who she might be, anxiously looking around at school, but no luck. Eventually, Jeff and Smitty use a radio wave locator to find her.
 
19 Dec. 1963
Moon Shot
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26 Dec. 1963
Nice Work
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